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Cote, Roger E.

Date of birth:
1922 (New Hampshire, United States)
Date of death:
August 30th, 1944 (France)
Buried on:
Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot: A. Row: 17. Grave: 41.
American (1776 - present, Republic)


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Second World War (1939-1945)
1st Sergeant
HQ, Office of Strategic Services (OSS), U.S. Government
Awarded on:
Awarded for:
Operation Jedburgh
"For extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving with Headquarters, Office of Strategic Services, in action against enemy forces from 15 through 30 August 1944, in France. First Sergeant Cote's intrepid actions, personal bravery and zealous devotion to duty at the cost of his life, exemplify the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States and reflect great credit upon himself, his unit, and the United States Army."

Headquarters, European Theater of Operations, U.S. Army, General Orders No. 61 (posthumously awarded)
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)